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Hogue Cellars Genesis Syrah

Wine Details

Varietal

Syrah

Style

Red

Winemaker's Notes

Syrah is perhaps the most exciting new grape variety for the Pacific Northwest, and Hogues second vintage, 1996, signals a bright future for this Rhone variety. The Genesis Syrah has excellent weight and balance, with intense fruit flavors and aromas of chocolate, black cherry, smoke, pepper and herbs. Rich, smooth and with good length, this wine is suited for grilled and barbecued meat, meat stews and casseroles, and dishes that compliment its spiciness, including Thai and Szechuan Chinese food...

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Spectator
    (From 1999 Vintage)
  • Wine Enthusiast
    (From 1996 Vintage)